Want to work on starting a business or building your brand...but just not sure you can do it? We rounded up 25 of our fave astounding girls and women...and we can't wait to see what you'll add to the list! Tell us your dreams and goals in the comments!
Women have done many things in the last century-plus.
They've gone over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Annie Edson Taylor
, 1901), conducted symphonies (Mary Davenport-Engberg
, 1914), swam the English Channel (Gertrude Ederlle
, 1926), directed major corporations (Lettie Pate Whitehead
, 1934, Coca-Cola), been baseball scouts (Edith Houghton
, 1946), broken the sound barrier (Jacqueline Cochran
, 1960), ridden in the Kentucky Derby (Diane Crump
, 1970; Julie Krone
was the first to win a Triple Crown race in 1993), been ordained and canonized (Sally Jean Priesand
as a rabbi in 1972; Elizabeth Ann Seton
was made a saint in 1975), sat on the Supreme Court (Sandra Day O'Connor
, 1981), gone to space (Sally Ride
, 1983; Mae Jemison
became the first black female astronaut in 1992), headed the Air Force (Shiela Widnall
, 1993) and won Oscars (Kathryn Bigelow
was the first woman to win best director in 2009 for The Hurt Locker
We've got one word for all that achievement: Wow.
So, what are you going to do? Tell us, babes!
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 9/14/2015 10:00:00 AM
POSTED IN Goal Getter, Get Inspired, girl power